Vancouver

Understanding the Waste-to-Energy Option

Diverting garbage from the landfill to an incinerator is a controversial topic. Critics say that it fosters a dependency on generating waste to generate power and revenue. Advocates believe that it’s a necessary compromise in a society where recycling and re-use options remain limited to certain categories of waste. If

THE BIKE LANE AHEAD

My latest article for Granville Online: “It started in July 2009. The creation of a separated, protected lane for cyclists on the Burrard Bridge turned out to be just the beginning of Vision Vancouver’s ambitious plan for increasing cycling in Vancouver. In 2010, the addition of separated lanes on Dunsmuir

Essential Olympic Cycling Resources

(media release written for Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition) VANCOUVER (Jan. 22, 2010) – You don’t have to go it alone if you want to get around on two wheels during the Olympic Games. These online resources are invaluable tools for new cycle commuters and give experienced urban cyclists an opportunity

Vancouver’s Cycling Hits and Misses of 2009

Media release written for the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition VANCOUVER (Jan. 7, 2010) – 2009 was a big year for bicycles in Metro Vancouver. Environmental concerns, economic pressures, and increased political will combined to put pedal power front and centre. Decision-makers have rightly identified cycling infrastructure as a valuable tool